Previous MBSR Workshops and Mindfulness Meditation Retreats

Unless otherwise noted, programs below were lead by John S. Shealy, PhD

2015

• THURSDAY evening MBSR program will meet for 8 weeks beginning February 19, 2015 and running through April 23 - Thursday evenings, 6 to 8:30 (no class on March 12) at the Earth and Spirit Center. Info and registration is on the Earth & Spirit Center website.

2014

• Introduction to MBSR: A Taste of Mindfulness. Kentucky Psychological Association – November 8, 2014. A 3-hour Continuing Education program by John Shealy, PhD.

• Introduction to MBSR: A Taste of Mindfulness. Kentucky Holistic Nurses Association – October 21, 2014. A 2-hour Continuing Education program by John Shealy, PhD.

- MBSR Advanced Program: Six 2.5 hour sessions, December 4 - January 15, 2015 at Earth & Spirit Center. Learn more

EAST END! Tuesday evening MBSR program will meet for 8 weeks beginning October 7 and running through December 9 (no classes Oct 21 nor Nov 11) - Tuesday evenings, 6 to 8:30 at the The Center for Educational Therapy (Steve Schumacher's center just North of I-64 on Hurstborne Pkwy).

• THURSDAY evening MBSR program will meet for 8 weeks beginning September 25 and running through November 13 - Thursday evenings, 6 to 8:30 at the Earth and Spirit Center.

• New Albany SATURDAY 4-session MBSR program (adults): Sept 27, Oct 4 and 18 and Nov 1 from 9:30 to 1:30 at the Floyd Memorial Hospital.

• EAST END! Tuesday evening MBSR program will meet for 8 weeks beginning July 8 and running through August 26 - Tuesday evenings, 6 to 8:30 at the The Center for Educational Therapy (just North of I-64 on Hurstborne Pkwy).

• SATURDAY morning 4-session MBSR program will meet 9:30 to 1:30 July 12, 26 and August 9 and 23 at the Earth and Spirit Center.

• THURSDAY evening MBSR program will meet for 8 weeks beginning July 17 and running through September 4 - Thursday evenings, 6 to 8:30 at the Earth and Spirit Center.

• Thursday evening MBSR program will meet for 8 weeks beginning May 1 and running through June 26 (no June 19 class) - Thursday evenings, 6 to 8:30 at the Earth and Spirit Center.

Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) intensive 8-week life enrichment course is being offered through the Earth and Spirit Center. February 27 through April 17.

• Saturday morning MBSR program will meet 9:30 to 1:30 on March 15, 22 and April 12 and 26 (four 4-hour sessions) at the Earth and Spirit Center.

• EAST END! Tuesday evening MBSR program will meet for 8 weeks beginning March 25 and running through May 13 - Tuesday evenings, 6 to 8:30 at the Thomas Jefferson UU Church on Brownsboro Road just off I-264.

2013

Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) intensive 8-week life enrichment courses are being offered through the Earth and Spirit Center. The Winter MBSR session will meet on Nov 14, 21, Dec 5, 12, 19, Jan 9, 16, 23 (8 classes with breaks around the holidays) - Thursday evenings, 6 to 8:30. CEUs: The MBSR program beginning Nov 14, 2013 has been approved for 20 CE credits by the Kentucky Psychological Association (KPA). 

Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR). Two intensive 8-week courses are being offered through the Earth and Spirit Center. The Fall session will meet on Sept 5, 12, 19, 26 and October 3, 10, 17, 24 (8 straight weeks) Thursday evenings, 6 to 8:30.

Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction: a 90 Minute Introduction will be offered on Wednesday evening, July 24, 6:15 - 7:45 at Wolter Chiropractic & Wellness Center, 2304 Hurstbourne Village Drive, Suite 100, 40299.

Mindfulness: A Lifestyle Approach to Stress Management will be offered May13, June 24, July 22 and August 26, Monday evenings 6 to 7:30 at The Iroquois Branch of the Louisville Free Public Library.

Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR). Two 8-week courses are being offered through the Earth and Spirit Center on Newburg Road, Thursday evening course: June 20 - Aug 15 (6 - 8:30pm) and a Saturday course June 15 - Aug 17 (9:30 - 12 noon).

2008

MBSR February 10 - March 30, a weekend program. "Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction: an Integrated 8 Week Weekend Program" with an emphasis on Physical Health, Intimate Relationships and Emotional Wellness. Meets every other Sunday 10:30 to 2:00 at the Lotus Room Yoga Studio, South Tampa with co-leader Beth Meeker, MA (20 CEUs available)

MBSR CEU February 15, 1:30 to 4:30. Mindfulness in Psychotherapy: an Introduction. A 3-CEU program sponsored by The Suncoast Mental Health Counselors Association. For more info and to register, visit: SMHCA

MBSR CEU April 6, 10 am to 5 pm, "Mindfulness in Psychotherapy: a One-Day, 10-CEU Introduction and Overview" a program for for Mental Health and Allied Professionals at the Lotus Room

MBSR CEU July 20, Sunday, 10 to 5 "Mindfulness: Sharing the Basics with Clients. A One-Day, 11-CEU program for Mental Health and Allied Professionals at the Lotus Room with co-leader Beth Meeker, LMHC

CEU August 10, Sunday, 10 to 5 "Mindfulness-Based Psychotherapy: Cultivating Deep Resonance and Mindful Connection." A One-Day, 12-CEU program for Mental Health and Allied Professionals at the Lotus Room with co-leader Beth Meeker, MA

Mindfulness Meditation August 15 - 17. "Conscious Living, Conscious Dying - Cultivating the Buddha’s Teachings on Non-Self." A 3-Day Residential Meditation Retreat at Franciscan Center in Tampa with Ginny Morgan.

Mindfulness Meditation October 3 - 5 and December 5 - 7, 2008 , two 3-day Residential Meditation Retreats with Paul Linn at the Franciscan Center in Tampa. (Download this .pdf flyer for more information)

MBSR October 12 - November 23 (every other Sunday) Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction for Women: An Integrated 8-Week Weekend Program with an Emphasis on Relationship with our Bodies, Intimate Relationships and Emotional Wellness with co-leader Beth Meeker, LMHC at the Lotus Room in South Tampa.

Mindfulness Meditation October 17 - 19. "Balancing the Mind and Heart", a 3-Day Residential Meditation Retreat at Franciscan Center in Tampa with Matthew Flickstein.

2007

MBSR January 12 - March 2, Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction: an 8-Week Program co-led by Magdalena Koob-Emunds, RYT and Lisa V. Roe, RYT. Fridays, 6 - 8 p.m at Namaste Yoga Studio in New Tampa. Download this .pdf flyer for more information.

January 12 and 13 A Meeting and Benefit Concert with Bo Lozoff, the author of "We're All Doing Time" (no charge) at The Lotus Room, South Tampa.

MBSR January 15 "Mindfulness: an Experiential Introduction" at the Lotus Room Yoga Studio, South Tampa (2 FREE CEUs available for Mental Health Professionals and others).

MBSR January 29 - March 4, "Mindfulness in Intimate Relationships" at the Lotus Room Yoga Studio, South Tampa (16 CEUs available for Mental Health Professionals and others).

MBSR CEU April 1 - April 29 "Mindfulness for Psychotherapists: A 24-CEU, 3-Session, 6-Week Training Program for Mental Health and Allied Professionals" at the Lotus Room Three Sundays, 10 to 2 with an optional all day retreat on May 13.

MBSR CEU May 13, Sunday, 10 to 5 "Mindfulness in Psychotherapy: a One-Day, 10-CEU Introduction and Overview" a program for for Mental Health and Allied Professionals at the Lotus Room

MBSR CEU July 22, Sunday, 10 to 5 "Mindfulness: Sharing the Basics with Clients. A One-Day, 11-CEU program for Mental Health and Allied Professionals at the Lotus Room

MEXICO Aug 3 - 5 and Aug 11 - 12, two weekend programs in San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, Mexico. Mindfulness Meditation Beyond the Cushion: an Integrated Practice and Mindfulness and Emotional Healing. If you find youself in friendly SMA, come join us!

Mindfulness Meditation Aug 31 - Sept 2 "Erasing the Boundaries to Freedom." A 3-Day Residential Meditation Retreat at Franciscan Center in Tampa with Matthew Flickstein.

MBSR CEU Sept 9 - Oct 7 "Mindfulness for Psychotherapists: A 24-CEU, 3-Session, 6-Week Training Program for Mental Health and Allied Professionals" at the Lotus Room Three Sundays, 10 to 2 with an optional all day retreat on Nov 4 that can be taken for 10 additional CEUs.

MBSR Sept 10 - Nov 4, "Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction: an Integrated 8 Week Program" (20 CEUs available). Monday Evenings, 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the Lotus Room Yoga Studio, South Tampa with coleader Lena Koob-Emunds, RYT

MBSR CEU Nov 4, Sunday, 10 to 5 "Mindfulness in Psychotherapy: a One-Day, 10-CEU Introduction and Overview" a program for for Mental Health and Allied Professionals at the Lotus Room

Mindfulness Meditation Nov 16 - 18 "Living Our Love", A 3-Day Residential Meditation Retreat at Franciscan Center in Tampa with Ginny Morgan.

Mindfulness Meditation November 30 - December 2 "Awakening of Pesence" a 3-day Residential Meditation Retreat with Paul Linn at the Franciscan Center in Tampa.

2006

MBSR Monday Evenings, January 9 through February 27, 6:00 to 8:30 p.m. "Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction: an Integrated 8 Week Program" Lotus Room Yoga Studio, South Tampa with coleader Lena Koob-Emunds, RYT

MBSR Saturday, January 21, 10:30 am to 12:30 pm, Mindfulness and Intimate Relationships: Moving through Difficult Spaces with John S. Shealy, PhD and his wife, Jordan Dye at the Lotus Room in South Tampa.

Mindfulness Meditation January 27-29: "On Being in the World": A 3-day non-residential retreat with Susan Schmickle at the Lotus Room in South Tampa.

Mindfulness Meditation April 6 - 11 "Cultivating True Intimacy" A 6-Day Residential Workshop/Retreat for Couples at Franciscan Center in Tampa with Matthew Flickstein. (NOTE: See info about a Self-Retreat Option.)

MBSR Monday Evenings, April 17 through June 4, 6:00 to 8:30 p.m. "Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction: an Integrated 8 Week Program" Lotus Room Yoga Studio, South Tampa with coleader Lena Koob-Emunds, RYT

MBSR Monday Mornings, April 17 through June 4, 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. "Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction: an Integrated 8 Week Program" Namaste Yoga Studio, New Tampa with coleader Lena Koob-Emunds, RYT

MBSR June 14 - July 19. Wednesday evenings 6 to 8 p.m. Mindfulness in Psychotherapy: a Program for Professionals at the Lotus Room

MBSR Sept 20 - Oct 25. Mindfulness in Psychotherapy: A 6-Week Training Program for Mental Health Professionals. Wednesday evenings 6 to 8 p.m. at the Lotus Room.

MBGpTx Sept 18 - Oct 23 "Mindfulness Based Group Psychotherapy: Allowing Space for Deep Healing." Monday evenings 6 to 8 at the Lotus Room with Steve Shealy, PhD.

Mindfulness Meditation October 6 - 8 "The Bare Bones of Buddhist Practice." A 3-Day Residential Vipassana Retreat at Franciscan Center in Tampa with Matthew Flickstein.

MBSR Monday Evenings, Oct 30 through Dec 17, 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. "Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction: an Integrated 8 Week Program" Lotus Room Yoga Studio, South Tampa with coleader Lena Koob-Emunds, RYT.

2005

MBSR Saturday, January 15, 2 to 4:30 pm "Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction: an Introduction" Lotus Room Yoga Studio, South Tampa with coleader Lena Koob-Emunds, RYT

MBSR Sunday, January, 16, 8:30 to 11 a.m. "Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction: an Introduction" Namaste Yoga Studio, New Tampa with Steve Shealy, PhD and coleader Lena Koob-Emunds, RYT

MBSR Wednesdays, February 16 through April 6, 9:30 to Noon "Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction: an Integrated 8 Week Program" Lotus Room Yoga Studio, South Tampa with coleader Lena Koob-Emunds, RYT

MBSR Sundays, February 20 through April 10, 8:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. "Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction: an Integrated 8 Week Program" Namaste Yoga Studio, New Tampa with coleader Lena Koob-Emunds, RYT

Mindfulness Meditation February 26: "Balancing Wisdom & the Heart": A daylong retreat with Susan Schmickle in West Tampa on Cypress near Westshore (Airport area)

Mindfulness Meditation February 27: "Paradox in Practice": A daylong retreat with Susan Schmickle in West Tampa on Cypress near Westshore (Airport area)

MBSR Wednesday, May 4, 9:30 am to Noon "Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction: an Introduction" Lotus Room Yoga Studio, South Tampa with coleader Lena Koob-Emunds, RYT

MBSR Sunday, May 8, 8:30 to 11 a.m. "Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction: an Introduction" Namaste Yoga Studio, New Tampa with coleader Lena Koob-Emunds, RYT

MBSR Wednesdays, June 1 through July 27, 9:30 to Noon "Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction: an Integrated 8 Week Program" Lotus Room Yoga Studio, South Tampa with coleader Lena Koob-Emunds, RYT

MBSR Sundays, June 5 through July 31, 8:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. "Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction: an Integrated 8 Week Program" Namaste Yoga Studio, New Tampa with coleader Lena Koob-Emunds, RYT

MBSR Saturday, June 25, 10:30 am to 12:30 pm. "Emotional Alchemy: Mindfulness and Deep Healing" a donation only experiential workshop Lotus Room Yoga Studio, South Tampa

MB Group Psychotherapy July 6 - August 17 "Mindfulness Based Group Psychotherapy: Allowing Space for Deep Healing" with coleader Lena Koob-Emunds, RYT. Wednesday evenings 6 to 8 pm at my new office at The Lotus Room, South Tampa

ZEN August 4 - 7, Claude Anshin Thomas, Zen Priest, Vietnam Vet and Author offers a Public Talk and a Non-Residential Weekend Retreat in Tampa.

MBSR August 27 "Mindfulness Meditation: An Introduction to Inner Stillness" a donation-only 2-hour workshop at The Lotus Room, South Tampa

Mindfulness Meditation September 1-6 (Labor Day Weekend) "The Non-Dual Dimension of Reality" A 6-Day Residential Vipassana Retreat at Franciscan Center in Tampa with Matthew Flickstein.

MBSR October 15 "Mindfulness and Intimate Relationships: Allowing Space for Coming Together" a donation-only 2-hour workshop at The Lotus Room, South Tampa

Mindfulness Meditation December 9 -11 "Touching the Earth" A 3-day Residential Mindfulness Meditation Retreat at Franciscan Center in Tampa with Ginny Morgan. At the Franciscan Center in Tampa.

MBSR Wednesday, December 14, 9:00 to 11:00 am "Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction: an Introduction" Namaste Yoga Studio, North Tampa with coleader Lena Koob-Emunds, RYT

MBSR Saturday, December 17, 10:30 am to 12:30"Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction: an Introduction" Lotus Room Yoga Studio, South Tampa with coleader Lena Koob-Emunds, RYT

2004

MBSR Sunday, January 18, 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. "Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction: an Introduction" Stillpoint Yoga Studios, North Tampa

MBSR Friday, January 23, 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. "Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction: an Introduction" Namaste Yoga Studio, New Tampa

MBSR Monday, January 26, 8:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. "Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction: an Introduction" Lotus Room Yoga Studio, South Tampa

MBSR Saturday, January 31, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. "Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction: a Gentle Day of Practice" Wisdom Pond, North Tampa/Lutz

Mindfulness Meditation February 7: Are You What You Think?: A daylong retreat with Susan Schmickle at Integrated Medicine Healing Center, Clearwater

Mindfulness Meditation February 8: Focus on Right Speech: A daylong retreat with Susan Schmickle at Wisdom Pond, Tampa

MBSR Thursdays, February 26 through April 15, 8:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. "Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction: an Integrated 8 Week Program" Namaste Yoga Studio, New Tampa

MB Group Psychotherapy May 13 through June 17, Thursdays, 8:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. "Mindfulness Based Group Psychotherapy: Allowing Space for Deep Healing" Namaste Yoga Studio, New Tampa

Mindfulness Meditation July 16-18 "Exploring the Dimentions of Self and No-Self," a 3-Day Residential Vipassana Retreat at Franciscan Center in Tampa with Matthew Flickstein

MBSR September 8, Wedneday, 9:30 a.m. to 12 noon. "Emotional Alchemy: Mindfulness and Deep Healing" at Lotus Room Yoga Studio, South Tampa

MBSR September 12, Sunday, 8:30 a.m. to 11. "Emotional Alchemy: Mindfulness and Deep Healing" at Namaste Yoga Studio, New Tampa

MBSR September 22 through November 10, Wednedays, 9:30 a.m. to 12 noon. "Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction: an Integrated 8 Week Program" Lotus Room Yoga Studio, South Tampa

Mindfulness Meditation November 5-7 "Making Effort to Go Nowhere" A 3-Day Residential Vipassana Retreat at Franciscan Center in Tampa with Matthew Flickstein

2003

February 2: Finding the Middle Way in Your Practice: A daylong retreat with Susan Schmickle at Stillpoint Yoga, Tampa

March 21-23: A 3-Day Residential/Non-residential Retreat with Peter Carlson at Wisdom Pond, Tampa

May 16-25 "Living through the Eyes of Truth" a 10-day workshop/retreat with Matthew Flickstein at Vision Farms, McIntosh, Fla.

June 29 "Establishing an Insight Meditation Practice" a half-day meditation retreat at Stillpoint Yoga, Tampa

July 20 "The Sound of Two Hands Clapping: meditation and psychotherapy. A talk by at the UU Church of Tampa.

August 3, 2003 "Establishing an Insight Meditation Practice" a half-day meditation retreat at Stillpoint Yoga, Tampa

September 5-7: A 3-Day Residential Retreat at Franciscan Center in Tampa with Barbara Brodsky

December 6: A Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR): A Gentle Introduction. A Day-long Workshop at Wisdom Pond, Tampa

Info on Retreats and Workshops prior to 2003 is unavailable.

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